This is something that has cropped up in conversation quite frequently lately: what’s a good meal really worth? Ciara touched on it the other day, after her visit to Source in Sligo – is a dessert ever worth €7? Is €20 good value for a set menu?
In case one of your friends hasn’t already posted it to Facebook with the caption “OMG Shakira’s such a RIIIIIDE SOOOOOO SEXXXXXY”, allow me to be the one to tell you that young Shakira of the South Americas has a new musical clip (loathe as I am to use the word “song”) out
So I call my Mum this evening and ask her to get something from my knicker drawer. (We have a really open relationship.) “So, in my bottom drawer, there are a pair of leopard print knickers. Will you get them for me? I want to wear them to this festival this weekend in IMMA, over a pair of tights.”
In my last house, I met my neighbour almost instantly. I was hanging clothes out in the back yard and she was in her – adjoining – yard, having a cigarette. She introduced herself, told me not to lock my bicycle out front, and said, “And we don’t open our doors around here.”